New Zealand Consumer Confidence  1988-2017 | Data | Chart | Calendar

The Westpac-McDermott Miller consumer confidence index in New Zealand increased to 113.1 in the fourth quarter of 2016 from 108 in the previous period. It was the largest increase in four years, as households were expected a better financial situation (7.7 from 4.7 in the previous quarter) and their current financial position improved (2.5 from -1.5). The 1-year economic outlook went up to 18 from 1.8 in the previous period and the 5-year one rose to 17.2 from 15. Notably, there was a sizeable gain in confidence among rural households, as export prices for dairy products have surged in recent months. Consumer Confidence in New Zealand averaged 111.38 from 1988 until 2016, reaching an all time high of 130.90 in the second quarter of 1994 and a record low of 79.10 in the first quarter of 1991.

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Calendar GMT Reference Actual Previous Consensus Forecast (i)
2016-06-19 10:00 PM Q2 106 109.6 106.16
2016-09-18 10:00 PM Q3 108 106 105.99
2016-12-18 09:00 PM Q4 113.1 108 109.46
2017-03-20 09:00 PM Q1 113.1 111.75
2017-06-19 10:00 PM Q2 110.42
2017-09-18 10:00 PM Q3 111.50




New Zealand Consumer Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Consumer Confidence 113.10 108.00 130.90 79.10 [+]
Retail Sales MoM 0.80 0.80 2.80 -3.60 percent [+]
Retail Sales YoY 4.20 5.10 10.80 -7.90 percent [+]
Consumer Spending 35218.00 34661.00 35218.00 15210.00 NZD Million [+]
Private Sector Credit 408555.00 405832.00 408555.00 10449.00 NZD Million [+]
Bank Lending Rate 9.19 9.21 16.02 7.50 percent [+]
Consumer Credit 246877.00 245163.00 246877.00 21498.00 NZD Million [+]
Households Debt To Income 165.00 162.90 165.00 56.20 percent [+]



New Zealand Consumer Confidence Notes

In New Zealand, the Westpac McDermott Miller Consumer Confidence Index measures the level of optimism that consumers have about the performance of the economy. The Consumer Confidence Index is calculated from percentage response to five internationally standardized questions covering consumers' personal financial circumstances, national economic expectations and attitudes to major purchases. It is 100 plus the average of the difference between positive answers and negative responses. A score above 100 shows more optimism than pessimism while a score below 100 denotes more pessimism. . This page provides the latest reported value for - New Zealand Consumer Confidence - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. New Zealand Consumer Confidence - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on February of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
113.10 108.00 130.90 79.10 1988 - 2016 Quarterly



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